Iwanda "Bonnie" King, 82, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, May 20, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Johnny Cockerham officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Bonnie will lie in state at the funeral home from Saturday until service time Monday.
She was born April 29, 1931, in Girard, Texas, and married George Zachary King Dec. 15, 1951, in Abilene. He preceded her in death in 1967.
Bonnie had worked for Bell Telephone and at Barq's Root Beer factory. She had been a resident of Big Spring since her marriage in 1951. She loved her family and enjoyed cutting up and laughing with everyone. She enjoyed life so much. She filled our hearts with joy and love and will be greatly missed by all. Bonnie was the best daughter, sister, mother and grandmother.
She was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, George Z. King Jr. and wife Amy and Johnny M. King and wife Sherry, all of Big Spring; two daughters, Gloria Panek and husband Craig of Big Spring and Janie Brown; two sisters, Jean Heck of Lubbock and Exa Ballard of Henderson; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, Emmitt and Laura Hollingshead; three daughters, JoBeth King, Rhonda Bledsoe and Mary Jackson; one grandson, Tracy Wayne Bledsoe; two brothers, Floyd Hollingshead and Clyde Hollingshead; and two sisters, Ninabeth Hollingshead and Mae Webb.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com